A Loss for Words: The Story of Deafness in a Family Essay Topics & Writing Assignments

Lou Ann Walker
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Essay Topics

Essay Topic 1

Discuss the impact that having deaf parents played on Lou Ann's childhood.

Essay Topic 2

Throughout her life, Lou Ann had many struggles with the fact that her parents were deaf. Describe those struggles using examples from the book.

Essay Topic 3

Compare the relationship between Lou Ann's maternal grandparents and their daughter to the relationship between Lou Ann's paternal grandparents and their son.

Essay Topic 4

Compare Lou Ann's life with deaf parents to how she thought her life would have been with hearing parents.

Essay Topic 5

Describe how Lou Ann's feelings about having deaf parents differed from the opinions of other children of deaf parents.

Essay Topic 6

Lou Ann and her sisters had a strong bond; discuss that bond using examples from the book.

Essay Topic 7

Lou Ann's Uncle Bill and Aunt Margaret played a large role in her life during her childhood. Discuss the role that...

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